Supplier Quality Engineer
Virtual / Travel
Location Coopersville, MI 49404 US (Primary)
Travel 60 - 70% Career Level Experienced, 4-6 years of experience Education Bachelor's Degree Category Quality Job Description The Company:
Founded in 1969, Flextronics International Limited has grown into a $30 billion business and become one of the world’s leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) providers that offers complete design, engineering, and manufacturing services to aerospace, automotive, computing, consumer digital, industrial, infrastructure, medical and mobile OEM customers. With a network of facilities in 33 countries and an employee base of over a 230,000 strong, Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products worldwide.
Responsible for supplier development in a manufacturing or service process; works with suppliers to continuously improve performance, implement process controls and develop quality assurance plans.
•Has knowledge of a company's manufacturing process, applications and process development in order to actively work with suppliers in improving quality components of goods and services.
•Performs quality audits on suppliers to assure products and services meet International Organization for Standards (ISO) and regulatory standards.
•Forms a good relationship with the purchasing engineer and the supplier system in order to maintain a strong support system and supplier relationships for the organization in which they work.
•Provides cross functional support to select, approve and develop suppliers to meet customer and business needs
•Ensures supplier selection, development, approval and rejection according to SJM vendor guidelines and requirements
•Drives full assessment for effectiveness of supplier process control plans, measures and activities
•Uses statistical techniques and professional independent judgment to analyze data for process improvement
•Develops and leads execution of process validations and tests; analyzes resulting data and document results (protocols/reports)
•Leads supplier process capability studies
•Constructs Design of Experiments to characterize supplier processes and/or determine root cause
•Develops and implements procedures for new and/or improved supplier processes
•Provides engineering support to Receiving Inspection including statistical analysis, measurement systems analysis, Gage R&R studies and inspection procedures
•Participates in Material Review Board decisions on supplier provided parts and services
•Participates in supplier Quality System Improvement Plans
•Leads the Supplier Requests for Change process
•Performs supplier Quality System audits
•Performs corrective and preventive actions with suppliers
•Performs analysis of non-conformances and supplier performance for key performance indicators
•Performs dock-to-stock monitoring and part selection activities
•Provides guidance to project teams for supplied component and supplier qualifications
•Leads teams in identification of risks/hazards relative to new product designs, processes, suppliers and applications
•Skillful and safe operation of job-related equipment
Job Requirements Minimum (MUST HAVE)
•Bachelor degree in related field or equivalent experience
Desired (NICE-TO-HAVE) Minimum Qualifications:
• 4 years of experience in engineering in the high technology electronics industry or related field